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|Developer(s)||Camelot Software Planning|
|Series||Mario Tennis, Mario Sports|
|Platform(s)||Virtual Console, Nintendo 64|
|Release date(s)||Nintendo 64|
JP July 21, 2000
NA August 28, 2000
EU November 3, 2000
EU June 18, 2010
NA June 28, 2010
JP August 31, 2010
|Mode(s)||Single-player, Multiplayer (4)|
|Input methods||Classic Controller, GameCube Controller|
Mario Tennis is the second in a series of tennis sport game style video games for Nintendo platforms, featuring popular Nintendo characters. It is the first tennis-based game starring Mario since Mario's Tennis, and the second game developed by Camelot on a Nintendo system. The success of Mario Tennis led to a sequel: Mario Power Tennis, in 2004.
The game uses a control system that differs from most other tennis video games on the market. Shots are performed by pressing one, or both, of the two main buttons (A or B), which make the ball spin in different ways. Pressing a button twice strikes the tennis shot with more power and spin. Additionally, pressing the two buttons in a different order can result in a different type of shot altogether, such as a lob or drop shot. all 4 buttons can be pressed at the same time to hit a very powerful smash shot. The longer a button is pressed before contact is made with the ball, the stronger the shot will be. The control system allows players of all levels to become familiar with the mechanics of the game within a very short time, whilst also encouraging advanced players to take advantage of the variety of shots on offer to come up with different strategies for winning points. A total of seven types of shot are possible using only the one main button of the controller.
High RAM Consumption
No configuration changes are known to affect compatibility for this title.
The graph below charts the compatibility with Mario Tennis since Dolphin'srelease, listing revisions only where a compatibility change occurred.
This title has been tested on the environments listed below:
|Windows 7||Intel Core i7-3820QM||AMD Radeon HD 7970M||Good, FPS often drop||DETOMINE|
|Windows 7||Intel Core i7-3820QM||AMD Radeon HD 7970M||DirectX 11 seems to be the fastest back-end, it's faster than 3.0-XXX||DETOMINE|
|Windows 7||Intel Core i7-3820QM||AMD Radeon HD 7970M||Horrible, not playable (slow/crash...)||DETOMINE|
|Windows 7||Intel Core i7-3820QM||AMD Radeon HD 7970M||Good||DETOMINE|